Surveillance pictures lead to arrest of Newport man in Dollar General theft

CARTERET COUNTY N.C. (WITN) -The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office says a man the public helped identify through surveillance pictures they provided has now been arrested and charged in a theft.

Wednesday the sheriff’s office released the pictures as it sought help identifying a man wanted for questioning in a theft Monday at the Dollar General on Highway 24 in Bogue.

The man, identified as 54-year-old Michael Ward of Newport, is now charged with one count of larceny and was released on a $30,000.00 bond.